Trails in This Area
CATSKILLS REGION TRAILS
The Mongaup Pond Campground surrounds the 120-acre lake, which is the largest in the Catskill Park. It includes picnic areas, boat rentals, fishing areas, and a beach for swimming. Eight of the 163 campsites are handicapped-accessible with accessible showers and a trail to the beach. And of course, it is connected to a network of beautiful wooded trails.
For additional trails in this area, check out the Willowemoc Wild Forest Trail System.
Directions: From Route 17 West: Take Exit 96 at Livingston Manor; turn left on County Road 81 & 82. Drive 6 miles to DeBruce, turn left onto Mongaup Road, and drive 3 miles to the campground. Where the road splits stay right on Mongaup Road. From Route 17 East: Take Exit 96 and turn right at the bottom of ramp, then left at the stop sign. Turn left on DeBruce Road/County Rte 81. Drive 6 miles to DeBruce, turn left onto Mongaup Road, and drive 3 miles to the campground. Where the road splits stay right on Mongaup Road. (See the description of each specific hike for directions to the trailhead parking.)
Mongaup Pond Campground is operated by the NYSDEC.
For more info: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24484.html